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Gungemyster
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
Gungemyster

Male Number of posts : 12659
Age : 47
Location : Weston-super-mud
My Ride(s) : 1975 south african imported beetle two tone grey, 1997 Red T4 shag palace
Registration date : 2008-03-28

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PostSubject: Re: Gungeys resto thread official!!   Gungeys resto thread official!! - Page 2 EmptyThu Apr 02, 2009 8:55 pm

Gutted!!

I hoped joker67 way pulling my leg, but sadly not!! All my hard work at the weekend has been wasted!!

I got there to find that the froint panel I so carefully drilled out to save was like this:
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The nice repair to the inner wheel well was like this:
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and the inner wing front was like this!

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The near side that Ihadnt started was looking like this!!
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It's going to take me ages to get back where I was!! I felt sick when I saw it.
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Shamrockez
DBS Old Timer
DBS Old Timer
Shamrockez

Female Number of posts : 2047
Age : 35
Location : Curry Rivel, Somerset
My Ride(s) : 98 New Beetle, 1958 Bug, 1966 Split, 2006 T5, 71 Bug, 72 Bay and 61 Split.
Registration date : 2006-11-21

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PostSubject: Re: Gungeys resto thread official!!   Gungeys resto thread official!! - Page 2 EmptyThu Apr 02, 2009 8:59 pm

omg! Sad

Put some cones or something round the cars! Sad
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Gungemyster
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
Gungemyster

Male Number of posts : 12659
Age : 47
Location : Weston-super-mud
My Ride(s) : 1975 south african imported beetle two tone grey, 1997 Red T4 shag palace
Registration date : 2008-03-28

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PostSubject: Re: Gungeys resto thread official!!   Gungeys resto thread official!! - Page 2 EmptyThu Apr 02, 2009 9:07 pm

I shouldnt have to!! we rent the unit, we were given the space to work in, he hasnt even given me a call to tell me about the damage!! I know acidents will happen, but Im just a bit pissed off right now!!
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big dave
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big dave

Male Number of posts : 1744
Age : 42
Location : W-s-M
My Ride(s) : 72 type 1 for sale, 67 Ragtop,
Registration date : 2009-03-09

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PostSubject: Re: Gungeys resto thread official!!   Gungeys resto thread official!! - Page 2 EmptyThu Apr 02, 2009 9:09 pm

Not good mate, recon you can salvage most of it though!!!

Luckily you didn't have my bonnet on it lol! lol!
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Gungemyster
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
Gungemyster

Male Number of posts : 12659
Age : 47
Location : Weston-super-mud
My Ride(s) : 1975 south african imported beetle two tone grey, 1997 Red T4 shag palace
Registration date : 2008-03-28

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PostSubject: Re: Gungeys resto thread official!!   Gungeys resto thread official!! - Page 2 EmptyThu Apr 02, 2009 9:17 pm

Yeah!! lol I wish my bonnet was, it doesnt fit anyway!! It might have been an advantage!! lol I could have tried to get him to cough up for another one!!.

luckly, joker was a very good panel beater and thinks he can get most of it back out!! I just feel like Im banging my head against a brick wall. I was so proud of what I did last weekend, now I have to start again!!
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nomates
DBS Top Tater
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nomates

Male Number of posts : 18609
Age : 46
Location : weston-s-mare
My Ride(s) : 1967 fridolin and 1966 (award winning-and yea i am being gay) ghia and 1960 bubble car
Registration date : 2006-11-19

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PostSubject: Re: Gungeys resto thread official!!   Gungeys resto thread official!! - Page 2 EmptyThu Apr 02, 2009 11:03 pm

ask him for a rent free period ......he wants paying ....so do you !
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Gungemyster
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
Gungemyster

Male Number of posts : 12659
Age : 47
Location : Weston-super-mud
My Ride(s) : 1975 south african imported beetle two tone grey, 1997 Red T4 shag palace
Registration date : 2008-03-28

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PostSubject: Re: Gungeys resto thread official!!   Gungeys resto thread official!! - Page 2 EmptyFri Apr 03, 2009 7:22 am

going to have a chat today.
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Gungemyster
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
Gungemyster

Male Number of posts : 12659
Age : 47
Location : Weston-super-mud
My Ride(s) : 1975 south african imported beetle two tone grey, 1997 Red T4 shag palace
Registration date : 2008-03-28

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PostSubject: Re: Gungeys resto thread official!!   Gungeys resto thread official!! - Page 2 EmptyThu Apr 09, 2009 7:11 pm

Did a little on the bug the other night, in as much as choping out the near side bottom door pillar out, and preping for a hooky panel.
Just needs to be wielded in now.
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I also felt our unit was missing something, and as I am waiting for panels to carry out the repairs (and some bits from delboy!! hint hint)) lol, I thought I would be industrious. So I built this!!

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ARCANE
DBS Old Timer
DBS Old Timer
ARCANE

Male Number of posts : 4582
Age : 45
Location : Clevedon
My Ride(s) : 411 Variant.
Registration date : 2009-01-27

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PostSubject: Re: Gungeys resto thread official!!   Gungeys resto thread official!! - Page 2 EmptyFri Apr 10, 2009 6:55 pm

Is that not the OFF SIDE dude im confused yours is a RHD is it not? Suspect
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nomates
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nomates

Male Number of posts : 18609
Age : 46
Location : weston-s-mare
My Ride(s) : 1967 fridolin and 1966 (award winning-and yea i am being gay) ghia and 1960 bubble car
Registration date : 2006-11-19

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PostSubject: Re: Gungeys resto thread official!!   Gungeys resto thread official!! - Page 2 EmptyFri Apr 10, 2009 7:11 pm

is it a new spoiler for the bug?
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Gungemyster
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
Gungemyster

Male Number of posts : 12659
Age : 47
Location : Weston-super-mud
My Ride(s) : 1975 south african imported beetle two tone grey, 1997 Red T4 shag palace
Registration date : 2008-03-28

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PostSubject: Re: Gungeys resto thread official!!   Gungeys resto thread official!! - Page 2 EmptyFri Apr 10, 2009 7:20 pm

ARCANE67 wrote:
Is that not the OFF SIDE dude im confused yours is a RHD is it not? Suspect

Right hand drive yes, near side door pillar.

What you confussed about Mart??
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Gungemyster
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
Gungemyster

Male Number of posts : 12659
Age : 47
Location : Weston-super-mud
My Ride(s) : 1975 south african imported beetle two tone grey, 1997 Red T4 shag palace
Registration date : 2008-03-28

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PostSubject: Re: Gungeys resto thread official!!   Gungeys resto thread official!! - Page 2 EmptyFri Apr 10, 2009 7:21 pm

nomates wrote:
is it a new spoiler for the bug?


Lol, now dont be daft!! it's my scoop for underneith!!

Check out my carpentry!! I knocked that up from nothing!! just a pile a wood.
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nomates
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nomates

Male Number of posts : 18609
Age : 46
Location : weston-s-mare
My Ride(s) : 1967 fridolin and 1966 (award winning-and yea i am being gay) ghia and 1960 bubble car
Registration date : 2006-11-19

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PostSubject: Re: Gungeys resto thread official!!   Gungeys resto thread official!! - Page 2 EmptyFri Apr 10, 2009 7:23 pm

You rock dude
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Gungemyster
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
Gungemyster

Male Number of posts : 12659
Age : 47
Location : Weston-super-mud
My Ride(s) : 1975 south african imported beetle two tone grey, 1997 Red T4 shag palace
Registration date : 2008-03-28

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PostSubject: Re: Gungeys resto thread official!!   Gungeys resto thread official!! - Page 2 EmptyFri Apr 10, 2009 7:25 pm

nomates wrote:
You rock dude

Dont I ever!! lol

Tomorrow, Im building a rabbit run!!
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nomates
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nomates

Male Number of posts : 18609
Age : 46
Location : weston-s-mare
My Ride(s) : 1967 fridolin and 1966 (award winning-and yea i am being gay) ghia and 1960 bubble car
Registration date : 2006-11-19

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PostSubject: Re: Gungeys resto thread official!!   Gungeys resto thread official!! - Page 2 EmptyFri Apr 10, 2009 7:44 pm

poor rabbits Sad
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Gungemyster
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
Gungemyster

Male Number of posts : 12659
Age : 47
Location : Weston-super-mud
My Ride(s) : 1975 south african imported beetle two tone grey, 1997 Red T4 shag palace
Registration date : 2008-03-28

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PostSubject: Re: Gungeys resto thread official!!   Gungeys resto thread official!! - Page 2 EmptyFri Apr 10, 2009 7:46 pm

nomates wrote:
poor rabbits Sad

With a treadmill!! lucky rabbits!!
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ARCANE
DBS Old Timer
DBS Old Timer
ARCANE

Male Number of posts : 4582
Age : 45
Location : Clevedon
My Ride(s) : 411 Variant.
Registration date : 2009-01-27

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PostSubject: Re: Gungeys resto thread official!!   Gungeys resto thread official!! - Page 2 EmptyFri Apr 10, 2009 8:14 pm

Gungemyster wrote:
ARCANE67 wrote:
Is that not the OFF SIDE dude im confused yours is a RHD is it not? Suspect

Right hand drive yes, near side door pillar.

What you confussed about Mart??

Cheers for the knowledge dude misled for this long, dont listen to the yanks and there interpretation on the english language it just doesnt pay!

Embarassed Embarassed Embarassed
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ARCANE
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ARCANE

Male Number of posts : 4582
Age : 45
Location : Clevedon
My Ride(s) : 411 Variant.
Registration date : 2009-01-27

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PostSubject: Re: Gungeys resto thread official!!   Gungeys resto thread official!! - Page 2 EmptyFri Apr 10, 2009 8:36 pm

I was always under the impression that near side refered to the drivers side and off side refered to the passenger side, rather than curb side orientation! Rolling Eyes
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nomates
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nomates

Male Number of posts : 18609
Age : 46
Location : weston-s-mare
My Ride(s) : 1967 fridolin and 1966 (award winning-and yea i am being gay) ghia and 1960 bubble car
Registration date : 2006-11-19

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PostSubject: Re: Gungeys resto thread official!!   Gungeys resto thread official!! - Page 2 EmptyFri Apr 10, 2009 9:05 pm

nearside ....nearest the curb ....offside a rule in football men pretent to know
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Gungemyster
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
Gungemyster

Male Number of posts : 12659
Age : 47
Location : Weston-super-mud
My Ride(s) : 1975 south african imported beetle two tone grey, 1997 Red T4 shag palace
Registration date : 2008-03-28

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PostSubject: Re: Gungeys resto thread official!!   Gungeys resto thread official!! - Page 2 EmptyTue May 05, 2009 10:41 pm

Joker 67 the legend!

Me and Shorty (well Shorty) got the door pillar in tonight. No pics yet as I forgot the camera, and we have a few more bits to do tidying up. I hoping to get my replacement front panel this week, so starting to crack on again.
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Cleverchap
DBS Pervert
DBS Pervert
Cleverchap

Male Number of posts : 895
Age : 43
Location : ɹǝpun uʍop
My Ride(s) : '65 split with a difference
Registration date : 2007-01-08

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PostSubject: Re: Gungeys resto thread official!!   Gungeys resto thread official!! - Page 2 EmptyWed May 06, 2009 4:46 am

Looking good so far. Like the work bench as well Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Gungeys resto thread official!!   Gungeys resto thread official!! - Page 2 EmptyMon May 11, 2009 5:54 pm

Like the table Shocked


Best bit of resto you have ever done Very Happy Did Shorty do it lol!
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Gungemyster
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
Gungemyster

Male Number of posts : 12659
Age : 47
Location : Weston-super-mud
My Ride(s) : 1975 south african imported beetle two tone grey, 1997 Red T4 shag palace
Registration date : 2008-03-28

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PostSubject: Re: Gungeys resto thread official!!   Gungeys resto thread official!! - Page 2 EmptyMon May 11, 2009 9:49 pm

GASHEAD wrote:
Like the table Shocked


Best bit of resto you have ever done Very Happy Did Shorty do it lol!

Now look here newbee!! just because you your feeling better now after your bout of manfdlu (which as we all know is a killer and I dont take it lightly), there is no need to come and abuse me on my restothread!! lol.




If you come down to the unit, you will see that I built the bench (its on the piss!!)
lol
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Gungemyster
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
Gungemyster

Male Number of posts : 12659
Age : 47
Location : Weston-super-mud
My Ride(s) : 1975 south african imported beetle two tone grey, 1997 Red T4 shag palace
Registration date : 2008-03-28

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PostSubject: Re: Gungeys resto thread official!!   Gungeys resto thread official!! - Page 2 EmptyThu Jun 11, 2009 5:12 pm

Right then, after the front of the car was hit, I bought a new front clip and set about fitting it.

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However, being me I didnt measure it very well and ended up with a gap of 8mm between the body and the front clip when the wings were fitted!! So had to do some infils to breach the gap!!

All done and now onto the door gap on the passenger side!!

will it ever end!!

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nomates
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Male Number of posts : 18609
Age : 46
Location : weston-s-mare
My Ride(s) : 1967 fridolin and 1966 (award winning-and yea i am being gay) ghia and 1960 bubble car
Registration date : 2006-11-19

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PostSubject: Re: Gungeys resto thread official!!   Gungeys resto thread official!! - Page 2 EmptyThu Jun 11, 2009 6:01 pm

Looking great dude ....have you tried the bonnet for fit yet?>
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